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Cougars go cold in second half against Golden Bears

Cougars go cold in second half against Golden Bears

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball fell apart in the second half against University of California on Friday losing 67-54. The Cougars (10-19, 3-14) trailed 29-28 at the end of the first half. Junior guard Alexys Swedlund said the Cougars did everything they were supposed to in the first 20 minutes. "In the...

Tennis hopes to bounce back from first defeat of season

Tennis hopes to bounce back from first defeat of season

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

After suffering its first loss of the season, WSU tennis is preparing for three home matches over two days. The Cougars (7-1) will take on the University of Minnesota on Friday, then faces Seattle University and Eastern Washington University on Saturday. WSU began the season impressively, winning...

WSU comes home to close out regular season

WSU comes home to close out regular season

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

For one more weekend, WSU women’s basketball will try to finish the regular season on a high note with a pair of home games ahead of the Pac-12 tournament next week. The Cougars fought hard against University of Utah and University of Colorado last week, but fell short on both occasions. Senior...

Lone freshman climbs up national rankings

Lone freshman climbs up national rankings

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Despite having just one semester of collegiate tennis under her belt, Michaela Bayerlova is ranked No. 34 in Division I women’s tennis by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Bayerlova said she doesn’t pay a lot of attention to her ranking, which is the result of her hard work on and off the court. “It’s...

Cougs lose nail-biter in Boulder

Cougs lose nail-biter in Boulder

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

In a game that featured plenty of scoring, the Cougars lost 72-69 to the University of Colorado on Sunday after having an opportunity to tie the game in the final seconds. Senior guard Pinelopi Pavlopoulou missed the potential game tying three-pointer that could have sent the game to overtime. WSU...

Cougars look to avoid season sweep in Utah

Cougars look to avoid season sweep in Utah

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The last time WSU women’s basketball faced University of Utah, a foul by redshirt junior Nike McClure in the final seconds sent the Utes to the free-throw line to seal the game. That game has been a microcosm for how the season has been for the Cougars (10-16, 3-11). Most recently, WSU lost to Oregon...

Tennis suffers first defeat of season in Kansas

Tennis suffers first defeat of season in Kansas

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU tennis defeated the University of North Texas on Saturday where neither team had home-court advantage. While in Kansas, the Cougars won their seventh match of the season 4-1. WSU then played Kansas State University on Sunday, where the team suffered its first loss of the season 4-3. After the...

Cougars pecked by high flying Ducks

Cougars pecked by high flying Ducks

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

After narrowly losing to No. 16 Oregon State University Friday night, WSU women’s basketball lost again Sunday to No. 9 University of Oregon 90-79, dropping their fourth-straight home game. WSU Interim Head Coach Mike Daugherty said his team exceeded his expectations given the competition they played. “I...

WSU falls short in dramatic overtime game against Beavers

WSU falls short in dramatic overtime game against Beavers

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The fingertip of WSU junior center Maria Kostourkova triggered a foul with one second remaining in overtime that sent No. 16 Oregon State University to the free-throw line where they would seal the win for the Beavers 63-61. OSU (18-6, 9-4) senior center Marie Gulich had a double-double with 15 points...

Cougars return home to take on Beavers

Cougars return home to take on Beavers

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The first time WSU women's basketball faced No. 16 Oregon State University this season, the Beavers came out on top. The Cougars led at halftime that game, but were outscored by 20 points in the final two quarters. Senior guard Caila Hailey said she has reason to believe that it will not happen again. "When...

Swimming travels to Utah for final regular season meet

Swimming travels to Utah for final regular season meet

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming will end their regular season with a meet against University of Utah on Saturday. The Pac-12 rivals will meet again only two weeks later in the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships which begin Feb. 21 in Federal Way. WSU Head Coach Tom Jager said it will be a difficult task to...

Miksovska left home in Europe to play for WSU

Miksovska left home in Europe to play for WSU

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Junior Aneta Miksovska first started playing tennis at 5 years old in her hometown of Stramberk, Czech Republic. Miksovska is an international student like all her teammates on the WSU tennis team. After moving to this school, Miksovska had to make several adjustments to a collegiate playing style,...

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